TAROT TIP: Consider Kabbalah

Even though Tarot is a rich, deep system that’s absolutely chock-full of multilayered symbolism, this doesn’t stop Tarot fans from trying to map additional systems onto it in an effort to wring even more meaning from its sublime framework. You can find decks and books in which Tarot people have done their best to weave Astrology into … More TAROT TIP: Consider Kabbalah

Just what is “Divination”…?

Every time I post a photo onto my various social media platforms, I take care to hashtag it up vigorously, so that people will be able to find it. If I’m posting a pic that has something to do with, say, Tarot, I’ll of course use the tag #Tarot…but I don’t like to stop there. … More Just what is “Divination”…?

Labor Day labors…

I’d like to start today’s post by wishing everyone the basic foundational sentiments underlying our U.S. holiday of Labor Day: that is, whoever you are, wherever you are, I’d like to celebrate whatever work you’ve done this year, be it toward meeting your own needs, or toward meeting the needs of others and contributing to … More Labor Day labors…

Correspondence Course

One of the things I like about Occultism is that it comes in many flavors.  Some people like to specialize, but I tend to prefer sampling lots of different things.  I love a buffet… Occultism offers just that kind of buffet, too: if I’m permitted to lump fields under the “Occult” umbrella fairly freely, then … More Correspondence Course

The sea of ourselves…

Topic for today: the group mind.  The collective unconscious (and maybe the collective conscious, too, even)… Now, to draw a certain distinction, Occult thought has within its bounds, a concept that’s very similar to what I’m getting at here today, but which isn’t quite entirely the same.  This concept is called the “egregore.”  An egregore … More The sea of ourselves…